Coin Shows, Auctions and Numismatic Events

Learn about upcoming U.S. and world coin collector shows, expos and other collecting events, including numismatic auctions — both in rare coins and currency. For the latest information on what’s happening today in the hobby community, check out the following coin news articles.

Six Winners in PCGS First Discovery 2019-W San Antonio Quarter QuestFive fortunate collectors in Utah and a lucky collector in Texas were the first to submit to Professional Coin Grading Service ( examples of the new 2019 America the Beautiful San Antonio Missions National Historical Park quarter-dollars with the coveted West Point mint mark.

As part of the continuing PCGS Quarter Quest program, the six will split the $2,000 bounty and each receive $333 […]


Standish Donates $250,000 To Portage Central High SchoolIn gratitude for his academic and athletic education, well-known professional numismatist Michael "Miles" Standish has created a $250,000 trust fund for his Portage, Michigan high school.

The 1983 graduate of Portage Central H.S. also paid for an 8½ foot tall, bronze statue representing the school’s mascot, the Mighty Mustangs, that was formally dedicated at the entrance of McCamley Field football stadium at the school on Thursday, August 29, 2019 […]


SS Central America Sunken Gold Treasure In Five-Ounce PCGS HoldersHistoric sunken gold treasure, originally discovered by 49ers during the heydays of the California Gold Rush and untouched in the miners’ gold field packets for more than 160 years, is now available in grand format PCGS-certified holders each containing five ounces of the precious metal.

All of the gold dust was recovered from the fabled "Ship of Gold," the SS Central America that sank in 1857 […]


Stack's Bowers 2019 ANA US Currency Auction HighlightsThe Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official United States Currency Auction at the ANA World’s Fair of Money realized an impressive $5,320,620 in total sales from two live auction sessions and one internet only session.

In total, the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official ANA Auction that featured coins and paper money from the United States and around the world realized over $30.6 million […]


1964 Kennedy Sets $156,000 Record In Stack's AuctionThe Stack’s Bowers Galleries official auction of the 2019 ANA World’s Fair of Money set several records for United States coinage earlier this month in Rosemont, Illinois.

Among these was lot 5231 of their Rarities Night session, a 1964 Kennedy half dollar produced as part of an unreported Special Mint Set (SMS) and certified SP-68 by PCGS. After intense bidding, it sold for an astounding $156,000, setting a new record for the most valuable non-error modern United States coin ever sold at auction […]


NGC Certifies One Of The First Ten Morgan Dollars Struck in San FranciscoNumismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC) has certified one of the first 10 Morgan Dollars struck by the San Francisco Mint. This incredible piece of numismatic history is now graded NGC SP 64.

Hundreds of millions of Morgan Dollars were struck from 1878 to 1921. Today, they are among the most popular coins with collectors because of their classic design, large size and historical significance […]


NGC Certifies 1871-75 Seated Liberty Half Dollar Struck On Quarter PlanchetNumismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC) has certified an incredible error coin: a Seated Liberty Half Dollar struck on a quarter planchet. This stunning error is believed to be unique for the Seated Liberty Half Dollar series.

The coin was recently discovered in an old collection that had been held by the Wheeler Family of New Jersey for decades […]


Accidental Early Release of 2019-W San Antonio QuartersEven though the 2019 America the Beautiful series San Antonio Missions National Historical Park quarter-dollars were not scheduled to be released into circulation until August 26, a lucky collector in Texas unexpectedly discovered rolls of them — including two coveted West Point mint mark examples — a week early.

He submitted the 2019-W San Antonio quarters to Professional Coin Grading Service ( for certification. PCGS has since given these two coins a special pedigree on the insert labels, Accidental Early Release, and graded both PCGS MS65 […]


Submission Tracking Now In NGC AppNumismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC) has added a submission tracking feature to its comprehensive NGC mobile app, which is available to download for free from the App Store and Google Play.

NGC members can log into the app and click on "NGC Submission Tracking" to track their NGC submissions 24/7. Submissions from the last six months are shown with important details including grading tier or service, current status and, for submissions that have shipped, the grades that were assigned […]


PCGS Offers Rarities Holder For Historic CoinsProfessional Coin Grading Service ( is now offering a striking new "Rarities" holder option at no additional fee for historic coins that merit special attention.

One of the first coins encapsulated in the new, larger holder is the finest known 1913 Liberty Head nickel, graded PCGS PR66, owned by distinguished numismatist Gerald R. Forsythe who has been credited with the design for the new holder […]